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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 20 km ESE of Faliraki, Greece

Earthquake location 36.2702S, 28.4165WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Faliraki in Greece on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us2000bjnj. Event ids that are associated: us2000bjnj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.53 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 02:40:32 / November 7, 2017 @ 2:40 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:40:32 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.4165 East, latitude 36.2702 North, depth = 67.53 km.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ula, Datça, Fethiye (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km ESE of Faliraki, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.4165° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2702° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ESE of Faliraki, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-07 02:40:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-07 03:04:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 369 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.245 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bjnj Id of event.
Event Code 2000bjnj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bjnj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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